Castries, Saint Lucia, June 27, 2016 – Neil Gittens popularly known as Islah Man is back!! After a five year hiatus, the “Fire City” Champion made appearances at two major events this past weekend namely Cooler Fete and the official launch of Carnival 2016.

He delivered energetic and dynamic sets which included a mix of past hits like “Party Mash Up”, Neighbourhood and Rocktion along with the 2016 fan favorite “Maad Maad”.

Islah Man no stranger to the big stage, used some of his performance time at Sunday`s launh of carnival, to encourage the nation`s youth to be positive and law abiding citizens.

The artist remarked “young people you must remember education is key, so stay in school and stay out of trouble”.

With the carnival season now in full swing, Islah Man continues his preparations for Soca Monarch and several upcoming shows for which he is booked to perform.

Commenting on being selected to compete in the Soca Monarch Preliminaries scheduled for this coming Friday July 1st, Islah Man said “I`m really happy to be back in action and I give thanks to the organisers for the selection”.

He added “Am working with a young and vibrant team and we are really trying to stay focus and execute our plans to the best of our abilities. I am back and I mean business”

Islah Man is a two time 1st runner up in the St Lucia and Caribbean Soca Monarch Competitions respectively.

His 2016 power soca “Maad Maad” was produced by Studio No Xcitement. The song is written by Aimran Simmons and Neil “Islah Man” Gitten.

The music video, a first for Islah Man, was recorded over the weekend and will released later this week.